Lemon Curd | How to make Lemon Curd

By Afroz Shaikh  |  13th Oct 2016  |  
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About Lemon Curd Recipe

This recipe is adapted from The Pioneer Woman.

Lemon Curd is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Lemon Curd is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Lemon Curd by Afroz Shaikh will help you to prepare the perfect Lemon Curd in your kitchen at home. Lemon Curd needs 10 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Lemon Curd. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Lemon Curd. In case you have any questions on how to make the Lemon Curd you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Afroz Shaikh. Lemon Curd will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Lemon Curd

Ingredients to make Lemon Curd

  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 6-7. tbsp chilled butter

How to make Lemon Curd

  1. Mix together lemon juice, lemon zest, sugar, and egg yolks in a bowl.
  2. And with help of hand mixer mix it until it becomes pale in colour.
  3. Heat little water in a pan and bring it to simmer. Once the water starts to simmer, place the bowl of egg yolk mix on top of the pan of simmering water, but take care that the water should not touch the base of the bowl.
  4. Keep stirring the egg yolk mix continuously, until the mix become thick. It will take around 12-15 minutes.
  5. Once the curd thickens, remove the bowl from the top of simmering water pan.
  6. Cut the chilled butter in small cubes.
  7. Add one piece of butter at a time into the hot lemon curd, stirring until the butter is completely melted before adding another piece.
  8. Once all the butter cubes are mixed in the lemon curd, the curd will cool down.
  9. Take a fine sieve and strain the lemon curd to remove lemon zest or any other lumps.
  10. Pour the the lemon curd in a clean bottle and keep it in fridge for 2-3 hours before serving.
  11. You can serve lemon curd with scones, toast, muffins or top it on pavlova or Cheesecake.

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